Posts Tagged ‘Virginia’

Three of Four WFCT Hotels Sold Out

Jul 19th, 2023

If you haven’t booked your hotel for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ yet, you may want to do so soon. Three of the four host hotel blocks for the 2023 event are completely sold out—including those at the Fairfield Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront and the DoubleTree by Hilton. There […]

Ace the Specifics: WFCT’s Breakout Educational Sessions

Jun 21st, 2023

Wednesday, September 20, and Friday, September 22, of the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off (WFCT) bring specified breakout sessions on paint protection film, decorative, and architectural film so you can choose specifically where to focus your growth. To attend these exclusive breakout sessions, you must have a full registration. If you haven’t done so, […]

‘Scared for My Life’: Violent Armed Robbery at Window Tinting Business in Richmond Caught on Camera

May 17th, 2023

A Richmond business owner is speaking out about a violent and terrifying armed robbery caught on camera. Click here to read more.

What Do Installers Think About the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™?

Mar 29th, 2023

You may have never been to the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) before, but thousands of others have and highly recommend attending. This year’s event will take place September 20-22 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va., and it’s one you won’t want to miss. ON EDUCATION AND NETWORKING: 1. […]

Tint World® Expands to Third Location in Virginia

Feb 2nd, 2022

Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, an auto accessory and window tinting franchise, announced the opening of its third location in Newport News, Va. Owned and operated by Ronnie Davis, the store provides automotive styling services, window tinting and automotive aftermarket accessories to the Newport News and Williamsburg/Chesapeake area. “I can’t say enough about the opportunity […]

Greatest Hits: 2021’s Top Stories

Dec 29th, 2021

2022 is only three days away, prompting reflection on a year in its final lap.’s greatest hits from 2021 reverberate with variety. Legislative developments, female empowerment, company transactions and philanthropy comprise the industry’s hottest topics. Top Five Stories of 2021 1. New Window Tint Legislation for this Year’s Session—Published on 1/27/21 This year’s most-read […]

New Window Film Bills Seek Change

Feb 27th, 2019

Virginia and North Carolina each have new legislation that might impact your business. Legislatures in both states will consider making changes to current industry laws during this years’ sessions. The newly-introduced bill in Virginia, also referred to as S1174, moves language regarding vehicle window tint restrictions from near the end of the law to the […]

Localities Make Public Proclamations for Window Film

Apr 8th, 2015

Make way for Window Film. Both the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia and mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., have proclaimed April 30 to be National Window Film Day. Both places play a significant role in the industry. Virginia is the headquarters of the International Window Film Association (IWFA) and houses two major window film […]

Virginia Looking to Add Window Film Testing to State Auto Inspection

Feb 26th, 2014

A new bill making its way through the Virginia General Assembly could add window film to the list of items checked during state auto inspection. Senate bill 408 (SB480) would require that the, “Department of State Police shall amend 19VAC30-70 of the Virginia Administrative Code so that a motor vehicle safety inspection shall include inspection […]

Eastman to Invest $40 Million in Virginia Plant

Sep 30th, 2013

Eastman Chemical Co. has announced plans to invest $40 million over the next three years in the company’s manufacturing plant in Henry County, Va. Eastman acquired the site in 2012. It is one of the largest and most integrated window and performance-coated film manufacturing sites in the world. “Over the next three years, we will […]